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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Preserving Our Future - History of the Transportation Improvement & Maintenance Program (TIMP)

Preserving Our Future

Pinal County’s half-cent road excise tax was passed in 1986 and renewed in 2005. Sometimes called the “pothole tax,” this local funding is used to preserve and build our roads throughout our region. This tax is the only funding for our Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program (TIMP.)

As it currently stands, this dedicated funding is set to expire at the end of 2026. Pinal County’s Public Works Department and Transportation Planning Division have launched a public awareness effort called “Preserving Our Future” to highlight the history of transportation in Pinal County, the accomplishments of the current road tax, and a look at our future roadway maintenance, safety, and economic development needs as discussions begin surrounding the expiration of the current tax. Read more

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